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I would rather wear out than rust out.
– Jon B. Shastid

3,560-foot Snowdon in Wales

Accept no substitutes. This is the extant Mount Snowdon. It is the highest peak in Wales, and it’s Welsh name is Yr Wyddfa, which means burial place.

Welcome to Wales! This was our stairway to Snowdon Welcome to Wales

This was our stairway to Snowdon
Jennifer enjoying interesting scrambling on the lower part of the Crib Goch Jennifer enjoying interesting scrambling on the lower part of the Crib Goch

The Crib Goch is Snowdon’s east ridge, and it provides a jocular, Class 3 scramble on a peak that also offers multiple gourmet trails as well as a train to the summit.
One of the Crib Goch's narrow pitches Ah! There is a climb up here in the clouds

One of the Crib Goch’s narrow pitches

Our biggest hazard on this day was the stiff wind
The Crib Goch Route crosses several summits, and we eagerly aqnticipated each new challenge The Crib Goch Route crosses several summits, and we eagerly anticipated each new challenge
Gerry enjoying the scintilating scrambling on the upper part of the Crib Goch Route Gerry enjoying the scintilating scrambling on the upper part of the Crib Goch Route
In spite of persistent fog, wind, and rain, we found the summit of Snowdon In spite of persistent fog, wind, and rain, we found the summit of Snowdon
Unpronouncable Welsh on the highest point in Wales Unpronouncable Welsh on the highest point in Wales
Photos by Jennifer Roach and Gerry Roach
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